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Will the RCVS accredit Indian vet schools?

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By Josh Loeb

Talks will take place next month about the next stage of a process that could ultimately lead to one or more Indian vet schools being officially recognised by the RCVS for the first time.

Chris Tufnell, who leads on the college’s global strategy, said discussions would be taking place in a fortnight at a conference in India.

The move could mark a significant step towards the UK eventually welcoming an increased number of graduates from India, which is home to 44 vet schools.

The idea of accrediting vet schools in India was first mooted by the college following the Brexit vote, amid concern over what the BVA and RCVS have since described as a ‘crisis’ …

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